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Bloomberg
Dec 9, 2013 1:00pm EST
. the notion that u.s. companies by aning hurt i this nsa program is a great concern to the u.s. economy when you have politicians talking about how they want more of the economy to look at the big tech company. the tech companies think this is ability to grow businesses internationally. >> how do you think the white house will respond to this? is an open question. this white house has really been dragging their heels on concerns that people have raised about national security. trying to build out the infrastructure. whether businesses have more sway in the white house, traditionally has always been the case. we will see if these companies forget the industry. some of the biggest companies in the world are signing these. those companies, one would imagine, would have a lot of swipe. cory johnson, editor-at- large, thank you. i want to bring in michelle she focuses one cyber and government transparency issues like the foreign surveillance act. she joins us from washington, d.c. it a little ironic given that many of the technology companies have been cooperating? is this just political posturin
Bloomberg
Dec 5, 2013 1:00pm EST
if the government does not control it to some degree from spilling over into the real economy. >> what are the popular things purchased using bitcoin? >> people are using it for anything and everything. even house purchases, i've heard. chinese maintain strict technical control. you can only bring in $50,000 a year and take out $50,000 a year. house prices, you would not get much for $50,000. people are finding ways to circumvent these capital controls. i think bitcoin has found tremendous and peel -- appeal among money -- money laundering and criminal elements as well. they enforce this? >> the way china has to move is reform. there's a lot of talk of pushing reform. we have foreign central banks increasingly holding reserve. if they do not liberalize fast enough, then you will see, whether bitcoin or other types ,f currencies or instruments emerging. the party wants to send a warning to stay related banks and companies not to use this currency. >> we talked about the new administration in china. do you see them moving in a more conservative direction? >> socially and politically, alm
Bloomberg
Dec 6, 2013 1:00pm EST
, we saw that the economy was slowing down. we had to compensate. the team really fights when those things happen to try to compensate for the macro. we try to compensate by being more aggressive and getting more merchants and doing more promotions. we are their share of checkout volume. when we have macro events, the team tries to compensate. >> in the u.s., your growth is hard to see at a micro level. what are you seeing on the economic environment? >> this quarter was supposed to start. the holidayat shopping season, it was pushed late. other than that, things are looking better and better. >> you have done so many acquisitions. we wereme about beacon. just talking about this. how do you describe it? >> we want to change how people shop. people love shopping. they hate pain. >> does that come cheap? >> everybody is like that. we want to remove the friction and make a completely invisible to pay. we did that. you can go into a coffee shop, like you did, and you just walk in. your phone vibrates, so you know you are checked in. your photo appears on the point- of-sale system and y
Bloomberg
Dec 6, 2013 6:00pm EST
the results? or is it too big? >> we can see it. in europe, the economy was slowing down. we had to compensate. generally the team really fights when those things happens to try to compensate for the macro. >> how do you compensate? >> be more aggressive and getting more merchants and doing more promotions. events, theymacro try to compensate. >> it is hard to see anything at a macro level. what are you staying in terms of the economic environment in the u.s.? >> this quarter was slow to start, right? look at the holiday shopping, it was pushed late. other than that, i think things are looking better and better. >> you have done so many acquisitions and have launched many products as well. john donahoe was excitedly showing this beacon. how do you describe it? >> we want to change how people shop. people love shopping, but they hate paying. >> and it is not just because they are cheap? >> no. everyone is like that. we want to remove that friction and make it completely invisible to pay. with beacon, we did that. shop like into a copy you did earlier today -- coffee shop like he did earlier tod
Bloomberg
Dec 9, 2013 6:00pm EST
, larry page. account for a large part of the united states economy. how is the government likely to respond? >> this has a wholly new voice to the privacy debate. i've see advocates and members of that type of the advocates and members have taken a printable stand. we have the companies weighing in. congress doesn't listen. the president is -- congress and does a listen. -- the president is expecting a report. early next year, we will see action on it. said he is tobama get the nsa to impose self- restraint. let's take a listen. >> i will be proposing some tof-restraint on the nsa and initiate some reform to give people were confidence. i wanted everybody to be clear -- the people at the nsa generally are looking out for the safety of the american people and not interested in reading your e-mails and not interested in reading your text messages. >> president obama speaking on hardball. what kind of reforms do you imagine the president is talking about? >> the way he phrases it as self-restraint will not be enough. the nsa internally has privacy rules that it violates on a regular
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